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Title: An update on prions and prion-like disorders
Authors: Grech, Alfred
Balzan, Michael
Keywords: Prions -- Research
Prion diseases -- Pathophysiology
Alzheimer's disease
Parkinson's disease
Huntington's disease
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Medical Portals Ltd.
Citation: Grech, A., & Balzan, M. (2017). An update on prions and prion-like disorders. The Synapse : the Medical Professionals' Network, 16(3), 12-14.
Abstract: Prions are infectious agents composed of protein materials. Prions fold in multiple ways, at least one of which is transmissible to other prions; transmission between species leads to prion diseases, such as the more commonly known "mad-cow disease".
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